Discover the lands of legend and lore onboard a European cruise

Europe beckons with glorious history, fabled cities and spellbinding beauty. In the shadows of epic monuments, you will discover storybook towns hidden behind medieval walls, timeless gems and a taste of la dolce vita. Cruise to Europe’s most enchanting ports of call and discover with Princess the lands of legends and kings


British Isles, Iceland and Northern Europe

Enter lands where fairy-tale castles inspired Shakespeare, where the Lads from Liverpool launched a British invasion and where the elusive Nessie calls home. Experience the heart of Scotland at Edinburgh's famed castle, or join friendly locals for a pint at a pub in Dublin. Venture to stunning Godafoss Falls and Iceland's geothermal wonders, or visit the attractions of Paris and the historic shores of Normandy on a cruise to Northern Europe.


A Transatlantic voyage with Princess Cruises harkens back to the golden age of ocean travel with a perfect combination of relaxing days at sea and life-transformative opportunities to explore fascinating destinations across two unique continents. Princess’ award-winning itineraries range from 14 to 36 days, sailing between the U.S. eastern seaboard and European regions like the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the British Isles, and more. Experience the thrill of the classic cruise experience on a Transatlantic voyage with Princess.

Mediterranean and Greek Isles

Explore Rome and Athens, where two great civilizations sprang forth. Take a gondola through the canals of magical Venice, or soak in the spectacular views of whitewashed villages and ancient windmills from a seaside café on the isle of Mykonos. Relive the Renaissance in Florence, stroll the medieval walled city of Dubrovnik, or visit the fabled Amalfi Coast from Naples. Cruises to the Mediterranean & Greek Isles will captivate you with timeless beauty.

Scandinavia, Russia and Norwegian Fjords

Venture deep into the Land of the Midnight Sun, where Vikings ruled the Baltic Sea more than 1,000 years ago. Now, well-preserved medieval "Old Town" districts await your discovery in Stockholm and Tallinn and a little mermaid greets you in Copenhagen. The grand living museum of St. Petersburg, Russia, boasts artistic and cultural treasures, while the stunning Norwegian Fjords offer towering cliffs and spectacular waterfalls.

Norway & Iceland

Natural Splendors Abound

Natural attractions abound in Norway and Iceland, your gateway to dazzling fjords, cascading waterfalls and black-sand beaches. Navigate through Geiranger’s winding waterways to Seven Sisters Waterfall where currents rush 800 feet down the rugged cliffside. Or take a dip in the rejuvenating waters of the Blue Lagoon in Reykjavik. Admire Mother Nature’s masterpieces on some of our best European cruises.

British Isles

Legendary Tunes and Storybook Tales

On a European cruise to the British Isles, walk in the footsteps of royalty, like the kings, queens and musical empires before you. Travel along the Royal Mile to Edinburgh Castle, where bagpipes greet you. See the world’s oldest book, The Book of Kells, at Trinity College Library. Or walk along Abbey Road and visit the old stomping grounds of one of the world’s most famous boybands. With Princess, fortresses and musical memoirs await.


Europe Cruises

Europe beckons with glorious history, fabled cities and spellbinding beauty. In the shadows of epic monuments, you will discover storybook towns hidden behind medieval walls, timeless gems and a taste of la dolce vita. Cruise to Europe’s most enchanting ports of call and discover with Princess the lands of legends and kings.

Get to Know Europe on Exciting Cruise Excursions

Princess Cruises is proud to offer shore excursions for the whole family that not only will take you to the greatest bucket list attractions, like legendary ruins and storybook castles, but also introduce you to the local culture and flavors of Europe.Our Discovery at Sea™ Shore Excursions come recommended by two of the most trusted names in exploration – Discovery™ and Animal Planet™. Plus, on itineraries with More Ashore Late Night calls, we stay until at least 9 p.m. in port so you can also experience some of the fabulous nightlife.

In-Depth Land and Sea (Cruisetour) Vacations and Cruise Plus® hotel packages

See even more with a Europe Land & Sea Cruise Vacation that combines an incredible Europe cruise with a multiple-night land tour exploring some of the most fascinating places in the world, sampling the culture, seeing the sights and of course, savoring local cuisine!

See it like a local with Princess

A variety of captivating cultures are within reach in Europe. Our Local Connections program brings you the best each region has to offer. We’ve partnered with a trusted team of local experts, the continent’s leading cruise and tourism associations, to deliver more meaningful destination experiences. Before you visit, get an insider’s guide to essential experience and cultural treasures. Intriguing onboard speakers share personal knowledge of the region’s history and culture. Shore excursions are designed by locals to fit a variety of interests.

Cruise Tours

Ring of Kerry

The best of land and sea

Begin your 16-day British Isles cruisetour in Limerick and spend the first four days ashore exploring Killarney, Cork and Southampton. Expert guides, hotel stays and daily meals are included in the land portion of your trip. Enjoy seamless transportation from land to ship before visiting classical cities like Cork, Glasgow and Edinburgh. Enjoy the best of land and sea on a cruisetour with Princess.

Europe’s Imperial Treasures

Revel in the extra time you’ll have to explore the unique cultures and splendid scenery of Budapest, Vienna and Prague — three of the region’s most enchanting cities. Visit Mozart’s home, embark on a guided tour of Prague’s Old Town, and be treated to two nights in captivating Berlin before cruising to Scandinavia and Russia.

Classic Italy

Italy is a country of unparalleled romance. And on this escorted adventure, followed by a fascinating Mediterranean cruise vacation, you’ll get to see some of its most storied places -- magical Venice, the Eternal City of Rome and marvelous Renaissance Florence, all UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You’ll visit the greatest attractions in each, from the Roman Colosseum and Vatican City, home to the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica, to the Duomo and Michelangelo’s celebrated sculpture, David, in Florence. You’ll also enjoy a drive through the Tuscan countryside.

Paris and French Countryside

On a Land & Sea Cruise Vacation to Paris & the French Countryside, you’ll be dazzled by the City of Light with views of the Champs-Elysees and the Eiffel Tower and visits to the legendary Notre Dame Cathedral and the opulent Palace of Versailles, where you’ll marvel at the sumptuous décor and lavish Hall of Mirrors. Venture south to see the Palais des Papes and the graceful bridge in Avignon, and spend the evening in cosmopolitan Barcelona, feasting on paella and watching a Flamenco performance. All of this before embarking on a spectacular cruise throughout the Mediterranean.

Swiss Splendors

From the magnificent snowcaps of the Bernese and Swiss Alps to the enchanting gardens surrounding Lake Como, you’ll discover the treasures of Switzerland on a Land & Sea Cruise Vacation. Explore the historic Jungfrau region and Brünig Pass, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and delight in a morning walking tour of Lucerne and the unusual Bärengraben bear park in the medieval town of Old Berne, another UNESCO World Heritage Site.